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that might come later. >> oh, advice taken, mary, thank you for being with us. >> no problem, good luck if you are playing. >> thank you, we appreciate i. thank you for joining me today, cnn newsroom continues right now. [ music playing ] hi, everybody, i'm ashleigh banfield. thanks so much for being with us. it's one of those days, a taxing day, especially for the ousted head of the irs. lawmakers want a pound of flesh for what looks to be a partisan bias in handing out tax exempt status and some other treats that go along with it. a dirty little secret in the military is not so secret any more and it is definitely not little. sexual assault is a crisis. now the tap bratop brass vowing go to war and defeat it. and the mayor of toronto, canada, denying he smoked crack
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cocaine with somali drug traffickers. believe it or not. this is a story i'm following. the toronto star reporter says he's seen an explosive interview of that. we will begin in arizona where jodi arias' line i life is on the line. it shifted far from her to her victim's brother and her victim's sister. these are people who have attended the trial every single day for over four months. they've had to look at graphic testimony, heart breaking testimony of their brother, travis alexander and how he was really just massacred. it was a horrible thing that they had to look at in this courtroom. they had to hear allegations that he was a pedophile. these were jodi's claims. they had to hear allegations that he was verbally abusive and vialent to her. again the claims of a liar. the siblings stood up in that court and found the strength to go before that jury and pour out their hearts as that panel ziesd
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whether jodi arias should live or die. >> unfortunately, i won't get the answers to most of my questions about my brother's death. questioning like how much did he suffer? how much did he scream? what was he saying? what was the last thing he saw before his eyes closed? what was his final thought in his head? the major of my brother's murder has had a major impact on me. it's even invaded my dreams. i have nightmares about somebody coming at me with a knife and going after my wife and my daughter. when i wake up, i cannot establish what is real what is a dream. i've even gone through the house
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searching through rooms, shaken my family to wake them up to make sure they are alive. my wife has woken me up of nightmares because i was screaming in my sleep. it may sound childish but i cannot sleep alone in the dark anymore. >> i am a police officer and some of these photos are more gruesome tan i have ever seen in my 11 years of law enforcement. our minds are currently stained with the marriages of our poor brother's throat slit from ear-to-ear. our life is sustained with the images of travis' body slump dead in the shower. our life will never be the same. we can never get him back.
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we are so grateful for our wonderful brother and we feel so lucky and blessed for the time we had with travis. however short lived. we would give anything tof him back, anything. >> people might forget that this is so much what prosecutions are all about, the people who have been left behind these crimes. hln's legal correspondent beth karas and jean casarez join me live from phoenix. they have covered the gavel to gavel. they have fought missed a thing. you were in the courtroom during steven and samantha's unbelieving impact statement itself. i first need the ask you. because we can't see the jury for all the right reasons. we can't see the jury, but how did they respond is this what were they like during this? i will throw that out to you,
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jean, first? >> i had a clear shot of the jury as i watched them. as steven and samantha we lived what they went through, because that's what you just saw, these are victim impact statements. they relived the impact they have gone through t. jury from my van tage point was stoic as they have been. i did not see tears running down their cheeks. i did thought see their heads bowed. i did to the see kleenex up to their nose, but what i did see was especially when stephen this young man giving this victim impact statement was reliving it all. i saw the male jurors turn away. they couldn't look at him. they couldn't listen. they were turned away. they'd turn away and look at him. then we he walked back to his seat, they followed him the entire way. i know someone closer to tell believed there were tears in their eyes as they walked through the door at the end of those victim impact statements. because that was yesterday. it was emotion in that courtroom. >> what was hard to watch and,
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obviously, jean, that sounds just about right for those in the jury box who are looking at it straight on instead of through the lens of the camera. beth, i want to turn to you about stephen and maybe some of the things we maybe didn't hear in that small cross-section of testimony that we just heard. that is that his family life has taken an absolute pounding because of the impact of this crime. what did he tell the jurors about personally how this has affected him? >> well, beyond what we heard that he has nightmares and his wife has to calm him down, if he wakes up screaming. he has to check on his child in the middle of the night. he thinks somebody is going to be stab them. he has been hospitalized. he has ulcers. he had a brush with death. he has taken anti-depressants. he says their lives are spiraling out of control, then everyone in that family in california they put their lives on hold to come here. his little girl begs him on the weekend when he's returning to
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arizona not to go, daddy, of course, he's coming here, to be one of the faces for his brother, travis. this very emotional victim impact testimony, it's actually, these are statements, not testimony, is not appropriate at the guilt phase, understandably. because you are not to sort of afganistan on the heart strings of jurors in the guilt phase when they're deciding just the evidence, guilty or fought g. but it's entirely appropriate at this point when they are deciding whether jodi arias should live or die. notice that these victim impact statements did to the ask for death because that's entirely inappropriate. they can only ask about travis. >> they were told as every judge will do that, they will counsel what you are allowed to say to the jury. one thing we may not have heard on the camera, but the jury is privy to is they not only lost this family, travels alexander's sib lipgs, there are six of them, able to of them rather, they lost their mother, their
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father, their grandmother died before injury selection, so they called travis sort of their glue that had gone. it was so heart breaking to hear the night. i can only wonder what it was like watching jodi arias having to listen to the effects of what she did. what was that like, jean? >> you know, jodi, of course, we see her back as we were sitting in the courtroom. i have seen her now all through the camera lens, she appeared to be very, very emotional. everyone on the side of the travis alexander family. they were crying so hard, ash ash leak, i sit on that side, the kleenexes were up on jody orrias' side, they were stoic, serious. i did to the see tears. but the emotion filled that room, what you are saying is travis became the role model of that family with grandma passing away on the eve of jury selection. this is information the jury had never heard before. >> so troubling.
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a great job in covering what is a difficult series of facts and emotions in that courtroom. beth, jean, our hln amazing correspondent and attorneys as well, i may point out. they know what they are doing in that courtroom. we'll see you later on as well in the coverage of this case. i want to move onto the mayor of trovent. allegedly starring in a shocking new video. i will talk to a reporter who says he has seen it. he will tell us what's in it next. on december 17, 1903, . ht brothers became the first in flight. [ goodall ] i think the most amazing thing is how like us these chimpanzees are. [ laughing ] [ woman ] can you hear me? and you hear your voice? oh, it's exciting! [ man ] touchdown confirmed. we're safe on mars. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hi. [ baby fussing ] ♪
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jiebs with an off camera speaker by raising topics including liberal leader justin trudeau and the don bosco high school football team ford coaches. the toronto daily star investigative editor and senior reporter kevin donovan is on the phone from toronto. kevin, this is really astounding. i watched your report on your website. i heard it from your own mouth you have seen this video three times. how can you be so certain that this is, in fact, video of the toronto mayor and not something that's perhaps doctored. >> great question. going into this, when we heard there was video and began the process of trying to see it, i felt exactly as you are describing, how can you possibly know this is the mayor. i spent a day looking at close videos of him in campaigns and public speeches he's given and so when i finally saw it, along
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with my colleague ron do zolittle, both of us were -- d --little bothf us were left clearly believing this was mayor ford. he had a distinctive look about him. the lighting is very good in this video streaming in from blinds, shot in the afternoon. and it -- >> have we got kemp's cellphone signal back up and running. kevin, we can't hear you. while we try to reestablish contact. >> i can hear you. >> have you got me back. i'm glad we had this moment to break in. i got some breaking news i want to give you for a moment. kemp, in the fast last few minutes the mayor was approached for comment. let's see, he was asked for comment about the allegations that he was smoking crack cocaine in this alleged video. he quote is, "ridiculous." he went on to say," it's another
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toronto star," unfortunately it trails off, there is muslimbling. as he was leaving, he was able to tell reporters see you down at city hall. were you able to get any kind of comment out of the city out of his deputy, out of anybody regarding this? >> no, ashleigh, we weren't. we had a rocky relationship between the mayor and his staff and so, no, we western able to get comment. the one thing i might mention, several years ago, there was an incident at toronto maple leaf hockey game where people were watching the game complained about a person they described as then counsellor rob ford acting like he was drunk and being quite rude and offensive. he denied that immediately saying that was ridiculous. then later on, ended up when more proof was provided by the
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people who actually had been given his business card by another person sitting in the seat, he owned up to it and said it was him. there is a bit of a pattern if denial of this public tishl. >> kemp, i have to ask you, look, there are somali drug dealers who are kaufr offering to sell this video. it is an extraordinarily unorthodoxed way to report that you can't show the video unless you pay them. so this is a very difficult journalistic line to try to walk. i got to ask you. you have put the reputation of the toronto "star," a reputable newspaper. i read it all of my life having lived in canada. you have put the reputation on the lean. you are 100% convinced. you and your editorial bosses this is, in fact the mayor of toronto smoking crack with drug dealers. >> well, as our story, it certainly, everything we have seen that it is mayor ford. we interviewed the person who
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says that he is a drug dealer who shot the video. we were very careful in this story to say that he, he looks impaired. he is said to be smoking crack. he appears to be smoking crack. his lawyer said when i interviewed him last night, you can't know what a person is actually doing. >> all right. i appreciate your time, kevin donovan live on the phone with us on this incredible breaking story. as i was mentioning to kemp while his cellphone dropped out, we were told of video that were shot, that was in our office. this reporter is trying to get a commentt from mayor rob ford. do we have that video? let's look at it. >> hey, guys. mayor ford, are the allegations true? are the allegations rue? are the allegations true?
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are the allegations true? >> all right. well, that is as we just got it in, the raw video, the very first remarks we are hearing about the incredible krmplt some controversy. some strong allegation, i think we have a comment from the the deputy mayor he spoke out earlier, if we can get that up and rolling. we will get that to you as well. we have our own sparks here on capitol hill over the irs scandal him under fire the acting xhikter steven miller, you want to call that a hot seat? you go ahead. the question was, did he mislead congress and ho far up the chain does if go and is it a scandal? a live report from the hill coming next. .often you see lawmakers on
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capitol hill holding a bipartisan hearing, actually organizing it between them. at least not in recent years, anyway. i will tell you this, both parties have come together in calling the first house
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hearing on this irs scandal. this morning, the republicans and the democrats, both with their very sharp knives wielding them, venting their outrage over the irs and the allegation that that organization targeted the tea party an other conservative groups seeking tax exempt status. also, the kind of status that allows you not to disclose your donors. it might be more important in this story. in the hot seat, stephen miller, the acting irs commissioner who was forced to resign yesterday was forced to answer a lot of questions. right off the bat, he rejected accusations that he has misled anybody about this whole story. >> mr. chairman, i did not mislead congress or the american people. i answered the questions as they were asked. >> well, the house ways and means cramer david camp put it the way the irs failed the american people. a ranking democrat san sander levin
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agreed. he took assertion that it is rooted in the obama administration in the warning we must seek truth not political gain. that's his quote. dana baschuck is live on capitol hill. this is one of those day, where committee hearings can be really boring or electric. i think this is the latter. give me the headlines from what you have been watching. >> i think the first question the people want to know, did we learn anything new about why this happened? the answers that the acting commissioner is giving, steven miller, is he insists it's because they got flooded with letters for tax exempt status, they doubled, allowing some of these groups to engage if political activity. they used a shortcut. he said over and over, it was fought targeting tease conservative groups, but they used a shortcut they shouldn't have done. but as you can imagine, that's one issue that members of congress are not satisfied with. most importantly, that i are not
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satisfied with the fact that congress had been investigating this for years and he did not and nobody at the irs gave them the information they were looking for, even after they found out that this kind of selective scrutiny was going on. one thing this just happened, ashleigh, is that the questioning turned to why did he actually ask -- why did the irs disclose this information, not to congress, but at an american bar association, a week ago friday. and the answer was, well, we were going to do it all at the same time and the question came from a republican congressman, well, why didn't you just call us? he said, well, i called to get on the calendar. the resons, what really? that's what you got? so that is the kind of exchanges going on. maybe it wasn't political. but it seems as though what went on at the irs was tone deaf. no question. >> well, hold that thought for a moment. i want to get our chief national political correspondent john king to chime in on this as well. what dana just said about the politics of it all, whether it
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was politics at the offices of the irs or politics in the committee hearing room today, how much of what we were seeing today, john, was actually a search for the truth of something that really could be massive and how much of this was just something albeit bipartisan chest bumping? >> it's a little bit of both. look, congress, whether you have a democrat or a republican president or a democrat or a republican house or senate, it is the job of the legislative branch to conduct oversight of the executive branch. ashleigh, we can go back to weapons of mass destruction, franny, freddie, many other issues that caused our country and government problems and say, maybe we might have been better off if we had a more congressional oversight. we should applaud good congressional oversight. they should find out what happened whoond did it at the irs. that's what the committee is about today. senate summitts will get it. this will br be with us throughout the spring and summer. . as part of this we see this in benghazi, with see this in other
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questions, there are legitimate oversight questions, then it delves into the politics. what republicans are trying to find out is the answers so far from the irs, they didn't do it for partisan reasons, they did it because they were stupid. they were trying to come up with a few filing system. they had bad mistakes, they had a bureaucracy. not or other reasons. >> all right. i wish i had more time. i wanted to get into the whole tax issue. a lot of this doesn't have to do with tax at all. it has to do with disclosing who your donors are. i'm flat out of time. jonathan, as always, thanks for joining the program. so you probably won't find many people willing to stand behind a woman named jodi arias, not any more. she is facing a death sentence, stabbing him up to 30 times, but another ex-boyfriend of hers is coming forward to support her and he's going to do
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so in public in court on her behalf next week. who is going to watch or care? we president going to find out what he's going to say and who else is going to stand up for her next.
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i want to take you to phoenix, arizona, where jodi
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arias's trial is going. next week, she is set to speak to the jurors again. this time around, we know for her, it truly is a matter of life an death. we want to bring in hln legal correspondent jean casarez and beth karas. this woman told a tv station minutes after her conviction she preferred to die. how can she stand up next week saying anything other than that without a massive calgary from the court? >> well, she can say whatever she wants from the jury. i don't think there will be that many restrictions on her. all tow, i don't think she's going to say, please give me the death penalty. we know from her attorney nurmi she intends to talk about her artwork and display her artwork. that is one of the eight mitigating factors the defense has laid out. her friends were going to testify, we'll support only of the mitigating factors.
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she will corroborate the lack of family support and she has always tried to better her life. she has, obviously, taken a turn for the worse. whether she will say, please stair spare my life. i can have some value to society even behind bars, share my story with others so they don't go wrong. it's a wild card. >> i'll say. the wild card would be whether all of a sudden the video of her saying, you know, i really prefer not to spend time behind bars. i prefer to die. whether that would rear its head, jean ka rar ez darryl brewer is an ex-boyfriend of jodi, he testified and now he is one of two people asking for percy. what are we expecting him to say? >> ashleigh, i saw him in the courthouse yesterday. this is the point, the mitigating circumstance, are they substantial to call for the
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leniency here? this was probably the most stable relationship she had. she met him. she was working at a resort. she did very well at her job. she went there every day. she actually filled in as the wedding planner at that resort. they then started to date afterwards. they got a home together. they had a high mortgage. she started having many jobs to make her part of the mortgage. she worked hard at that. he will talk about her attributes. what kurt nurmi said jed e yesterday in that opening statement is jodi arias will tell you what she had planned for her life t. focus will be on her it looks like. >> important to know, jodi ended the relationship with him. it wasn't the other way around as it was for travis alexander. beth, jean, thank you both for. that appreciate it. in another case, a man who has been dragged through the mud publicly. that's yale galanter.
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a man whoa spent years defending o.j. simpson to find out simpson doesn't like the work he did and wants him on the witness stand now. we are back if vegas next. in vegas next. in vegas next. . - ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios
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♪ >> what happens in vegas gets broadcast live across the country. right now, that's yale galanter in defense, defence of his own reputation. that lawyer is the miami attorney who represented o.j. simpson after o.j. simpson had that sports memorabilia run-in, in '07. he was tried and convicted in '08. all week long, o.j.'s new lawyers have been trying to get his convictions thrown out on the grounds that yale galanter in their view bungled the case. that i say they didn't let o.j.
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testify, they didn't pursue a plea bargain or let o.j. know about it, that they didn't challenge key states evidence, that he didn't challenge key states evidence and he also allegedly pocketed a half million dollars without hiring a single expert. i wanted to go to one of my favorite judges, judge glenda hatchet who knows a thing or two about sitting on the bench. journal hatchet, i covered this case. the judge in the case was ruthless to yale galanter. every single motion seemed to get denied. he couldn't get headway at all. now he's on the hot seat again. i like to ask the question, is it worth defending o.j. simpson? how often does a guy have to get up there and defend his reputation because his client didn't like the outcome of guilty? >> i tell you, this is a strange case because it's brought on
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habeas motion. basically, you don't see this often, ashleigh. he has to take the stand. he is actually the prosecution's witness basically to say that o.j. is in jail, it's just, that should go on the way it is. you know, you have to question this issue about this half million dollars approximately with no experts being called. really the question about whether he knew about the plea, whether there was an option that he didn't advise his complooin client about. this will be interesting. in the end, i doubt he will prevail about this. >> sometimes it's about the evidence. in this claim, some of his claim is claims against yale, some have co-counsel saying it didn't go as well as it could have been. i want to bring in paul vercammen, who is covering the case liempblt as we watch yale galanter, he has been on the stand 35 minutes testifying.
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how is his mood? he spent a lot of years defending o.j. simpson, now he is having to defend himself. >> reporter: well, he does look visibly annoyed at the time about the questioning. of course, he is the prosecution's witness. i think yale galanter is saying now why am i having to address this? you alluded to this. this is the ultimate case of he said-he said. so far, galanter basically contradicted everything that o.j. simpson said on the stand this week, including o.j.'s claim that galanter and he consorted about this raid. he told o.j. just call the police. he also said, basically, he told o.j. it was a bad idea to testify then he told him repeatedly about a plea bargain in the works. he said-he said situation right here in las vegas, ashleigh. >> i heard the he said-she said a lot more in that town. judge hatchet, far be it for me
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to guess what a judge is going to do or what you had to do when you were wielding the gavel. in this particular case, there is a fair bit of evidence this judge has to look over and there is no jury. it is all up to her. how tough, as you' at the case so far, how tough of a case or is this a no-brainer? >> i think she has to look at these claims about whether the kounl counsel was ineffective, especially within you have a co-counsel in this case saying some things should have been done and they were not done in the case. at the end of the day, this is going to rest on an issue of credibility. who are you going believes a lawyer or o.j.? i'm telling you, i think you will put your money on the lawyer at the end of the day. >> yeah, i'm pretty sure that judge knows there is that. maybe they can't bring it up in urt colorado because it's too prejudicial. she knows that o.j. has been in a few courtrooms. >> he's been in a few courtrooms. >> he's had his difficulties. thank you, i know you have a lot
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of work to do. judge glenda hatchet. it's a pleasure to see you. >> thank you. president obama obama says leaders are angry and ashamed of the sexual assaults in our military. we will ask experts to weigh in on what can be done to stop what seems to be a terrible mess. s usually when i want to wear my favorite dress that i remember i should probably do laundry more often yeah yeah. cause' by the time i do there's all these mystery stains. i mean is it coffee? is it bronzer? did i play rugby at some point? could be gravy. i do like gravy. anyway, so my mom sent us these tide boost thingies to put in the wash with tide. together they're like twice as strong. yeah. so it's like bye bye stains, hello perfection. what? [ chuckles ] [ female announcer ] together, tide and tide boost double your power against stains that's my tide what's yours?
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it's been thrust back into the national spotlight. a bright spotlight. president obama saying enough is enough. this has to stop. our barbara starr has the details. >> reporter: another embarrassment for the u.s. military. this time at fort campbell, kentucky, home of the 101st airborne committee. the officer in charge of sexual assault prevention was removed from his job after being arrested for violating a protective order to stay away from his estranged wife. >> hi, this is major doctor ren haas from bagram. >> reporter: he had sent home word-to-in 2010. the incident came to light after president obama met with top brass about sexual assaults in the military. >> there is no silver bullet to solving this problem. this is going to require a sustained effort over a long
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period of time. >> reporter: the fort campbell firing was the 3rd in two weeks of personnel assigned to military sexual assault protection jobs. a sergeant first class in ft. hood for pandering. a pentagon official says he may have forced someone into prostitution. other allegations, abusive sexual contact and maltreatment of subordinates. last week, air force lieutenant colonel jeffrey krusinski was arrested on sexual battery charges for allegedly groping a woman near the pentagon where he worked in sexual assault prevention. on capitol hill, pressure is mounting for historic changes in military law. senator kirsten gillibrand is introducing legislation so in sex assault cases, where there may be jail time, the decision to prosecute is taken away from commanders and given to military
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attorneys. many feel prosecutors from outside a unit will be more vigorous. >> we believe enough is enough. it's time to change this system that has been held over since george washington that is simply not working today for the men and women who are serving. >> defense secretary chuck hagel ordered the retraining of key personnel involved in sexual assault prevention programs. but with a number of cases of sexual assaults and rapes on the rise in the military, key commanders aring a only inning they acknowledging they do not know what to do to solve the problem. >> the two personnel being investigated, there is a third as well we are learning about. this could be the tip of the iceberg. the defense department is estimating more than 26,000 cases of unwanted sexual contact among troops last year. that is a huge jump, by the way,
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19,300 in 2010. over a 30% jump. i want to bring in a former prosecutor who knows about this steve razor. first and foremost, i want to make sure people are aware. when we talk about sexual misconduct in the military, it is fought all about the female people if uniform. >> right. >> this is a problem for men, too, it is about 50% or more that are men that make these claims. >> absolutely. that's because there are a lot more men in the military then women. women comprise approximately 15%. that would stand to reason why there would be more men reporting these issues. there is a lot of shame involved. you are in a military setting. you are supposed to be tough. you are supposed to be able to take this you are supposed to be able to kick the person, hurt the person, put the person down if he attacks you, are you not supposed to according to military report on them. >> does a lot stem from hazing?
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>> no, that doesn't go on this type of hazing process you'd see in college settings. but this is a situation where i think individuals just get into these situations where they're under the authority of other people and they're taken advantage of sometimes. as we know, there is always a pecking order, sometimes that manifests itself in ugly ways. >> take me through the imaginations of someone who finds him or her self-in this circumstance. you don't just go to the top guy, the p m.p., there is a hierarchy of reporting. it isn't the same if you aren't in the military. >> the military is treating these as if they are employment issues. >> part of command. >> you were to have a core larry here, if there were a crime committed against you, you'd go to your supervisors. that is not right. that hat to be changed. that's why congress is addressing this issue. look, if you have a work-related
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issue, you go to your supervisors, that's fine, for internal discipline that's where you go to your commander. if you have a crime, you go outside the chain of command. >> i can't marriagen, this is under the uymj, the uniform code of military justice. i can't imagine how one seeks justice if you find yourself a victim of a crime. >> athen need to create the cmj. they need to create a prosecutive unit. >> i'm two of the people who have been arrested are in them. >> that's true, but they were addressing something else. they're there to to help victims, counsel victims, give education to the soldiers. what i'm talk about is reporting a crime. when you report a crime, it is considered to be privileged.
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you to not -- that person is not then going to the chain of command. they go to the prosecutor to prosecute the case. >> if you're still in the fox house, if the culture exists that the people who are there to prevent the culture of sexual harassment aren't doing the job, how can we be certain that those who are pinpointed to be those who handle the criminal aspect of it can be any better? >> i think you have to put in sanctions for individuals that do not obey the orders of this new system, which would basically mean that there is privileged communications here and it really does have to be secret until it becomes public win those charges are actually brought forward and the individual has to then answer those charges. >> but you're still saying this process has to fall under the military. >> it is it have to fall under the military. and quite frankly, the military justice system is very good. and in fact a lot of the sexual
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abuse cases are often handled through the military even when there is jurisdiction between both the civil and the military. >> what kind of rank would these people -- i'd be terrified if i was just an enlisted guy having to report the crime. >> and that's why congress is suggesting is you remove it from the chain of command. your first sergeant is going to be outranked possibly by the as still plant. y assailant. you don't want the pressure on the first sergeant. there will be pressure. but let them go to either the military place, cid for investigations, or directly where they can't communicate it to the command and there isn't that pressure to not to report it. >> you have the whole marketing of it because if they don't know that, if they don't know that they're safe and it is
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privileged and that that lieutenant is actually okay, that's a whole other issue. >> that's right. there is a screening involved there, as well. >> you will have to come back because we are just at the tip of the iceberg. >> absolutely. would love to. >> always good to see you. when we come back, how is life behind bars for -- i was just about to say how is life behind bars for bernie madoff and i may not be able to bring you that story. we'll see if we can after the break. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed much is the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪
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we now know that at least 16 different tornadoes touched down on wednesday night in north texas. and seven people still remain unaccounted for in that state. six people were killed in one single neighborhood in granbury, not far from dallas. the sheriff there promising that the search for the missing will go on until, quote, every piece of debris is turned over. we now have more information on that canadian mayor story that we were telling you about earlier, the deputy mayor of toronto spoke out on the report in the toronto star, the newspaper, about a video that allegedly shows the toronto mayor, rob ford, smoking crack cocaine with a somali drug dealer. have a listen. >> i don't know what to say at this point. certainly we all know that videos can be altered.
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and we certainly know drug dealers complaint be trusted. so i don't know what we're dealing with here. until we do, i don't have much to say. >> we're certainly going to bring you updates on that story as they come into us. and in new york, the parents whose nanny allegedly murdered two of their three children back in october have some good news to share with the country. they're expecting a baby boy come this fall. marina and kevin krim made the announcement yesterday. their former nanny is accused of stabbing their two children in their apartment in new york city. she has pleaded not guilty. her next court date is on tuesday. but just did if news finally as they try to sort through what is undoubtedly one of the most difficult situations for a family to endure. that is all for me, but i definitely want to remind you that on monday, i'm going to go
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